Perspectives

Healthcare Disparities in People with Disabilities: Is There a Cure?

Authors: Carolyn Ann Smith, MD, MPH, JD

Abstract

The National Prevention Council, formed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PL 111–148), identifies a health disparity as a difference in health outcomes across subgroups of the population that often is linked to social, economic, or environmental disadvantages.1

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